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Automotive Service Mechanic (Hybrid) - Career Latice
Test drive vehicles and test components and systems, using equipment such as infrared engine analyzers, compression gauges, and computerized diagnostic devices. Test and adjust repaired systems to meet manufacturers' performance specifications. Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes. Review work orders and discuss work with supervisors. Confer with customers to obtain descriptions of vehicle problems and to discuss work to be performed and future repair requirements. Examine vehicles to determine extent of damage or malfunctions. Align vehicles' front ends. Tear down, repair, and rebuild faulty assemblies, such as power systems, steering systems, and linkages. Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrications, and tune-ups. Plan work procedures, using charts, technical manuals, and experience. Follow checklists to ensure all important parts are examined, including belts, hoses, steering systems, spark plugs, brake and fuel systems, wheel bearings, and other potentially troublesome areas. Maintain cleanliness of work area. Repair radiator leaks. Repair and service air conditioning, heating, engine cooling, and electrical systems. Disassemble units and inspect parts for wear, using micrometers, calipers, and gauges. Overhaul or replace carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps. Repair or replace parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings. Rewire ignition systems, lights, and instrument panels. Repair manual and automatic transmissions. Repair or replace shock absorbers. Replace and adjust headlights. Install and repair accessories, such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers. Rebuild parts, such as crankshafts and cylinder blocks.
Program NameProgram HoursSponsorRegionDistrict
90353HY-CLLively Tech Apprenticeship Program
3800-4200Shelly Bell 2Leon
90353HY-CLMiami-Dade College Apprenticeship Program GNJ
3800-4200Dr. Alexia Rolle 9Dade